Upcoming Events

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 9:00am
East Duke Parlors
9:00-9:15: Opening Remarks Jocelyn Olcott (Duke University)9:15-10:45: Colonial Nora Jaffary (Concordia University) Jessica Delgado (The Ohio State University) Commentator: Jane Mangan (Davidson CollegSe)11-12:30: 19th CenturyEdward Wright-Rios (Vanderbilt University)Pamela Voekel (Darmouth... Read More »
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 9:30am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. A light breakfast will be served at 9am.About the... Read More »
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:30pm
East Duke Parlors
Monday, October 21, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.East Duke Parlors, followed by reception.Discussant/Chair: Patrice D. DouglassGender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies, Duke University Presenters:Daphne BrooksAfrican American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies... Read More »
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 3:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
"Listening to LatinX" will explore new critical perspectives on Latino/a/X Studies from the field of Sound Studies. The study of sound and its connection to Latino/a/X communities is currently unfolding, and as the United States is home to approximately 55 million Spanish speakers, has some urgency... Read More »
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 9:00am
East Duke Parlors
This workshop brings together scholars working at the intersections of feminist scholarship on the political economy of "care work" and post-humanist scholarship on nonhuman actors. Does the intimate economy of care look differently when the objects of care are more than human? Are non-human care-... Read More »
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 6:00pm
Center for Documentary Studies
In his powerful new photo book "Limitless Africans," queer Nigerian-Swedish American photographer Mikael Owunna (Duke '12), a finalist in the 2019 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo, documents the compelling stories of over thirty LGBTQ African immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers in... Read More »
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
"My First Film" (Zia Anger, 2019, 90 min) is a feature-length multimedia performance in which filmmaker Zia Anger interacts with media on screen and the audience using real-time text, spontaneous Google searches, audience directives and AirDrops. A vital, singular, innovative work that explores... Read More »
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 11:30am
East Duke Parlors
This panel debates the concept of care - the vast amount of laboring and affective labor - gendered and racialized - that exists (often simultaneously) in varying states of commodification and non-commodification and whose consistent performance is indispensable for survival. This care labor... Read More »
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 4:30pm
East Duke Parlors
Saturday, March 21, 2020 (All day)
Penn Pavilion
The Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University hosts an annual Feminist Theory Workshop-a two-day event featuring keynote lectures and working seminars. The workshops are held in March at Duke University.The Feminist Theory Workshop (FTW), which began in 2007, are... Read More »